November 13 at 2 pm

Charlevoix Circle of the Arts Armchair Theatre is delighted to present “Music to Keep Warm With”, Sunday November 13th at 2 p.m. The audience will enjoy listening and dancing to the music of The Friends of The Charlevoix City Band under the direction of Gary Stutzman. with vocalist JoAnne Beemon, guitarist Rick Beemon and percussionist Alex King.

On Sunday, December 4th at 2 pm the Armchair Theatre of the Charlevoix Circle of Arts hosted a holiday open house called, “All is Bright”. To celebrate the season, piano stylist Ruth Willis featured holiday music joined by Santa played by guitarist Billy P and his elf, vocalist Kate Heady. The timeless classic movie, “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens was playing during the day.

 “All is Bright” will conclude the 2016 season of Armchair Theatre at the Charlevoix Circle of Arts. It will be the 30th program produced by the Armchair Theatre since its debut of “Poe’s Last Night” showcasing David Crawford, internationally known actor at Castle Farms in the summer of 2014. The performances have included plays, orations, dance dancing and music, featuring both professional and amateur actors and musicians from Northwest Michigan.

Jake Slater, Elvis tribute artist, certainly did not disappoint at the Castle Farms on Wednesday, July 13!

​Upcoming Performances

Some of the highlights of the 2016 season:

Mark Gallagher and Brent Weber of Duo Vif  to perform on August 13 with a master class to be announced!

Open Auditions for Armchair Theatre:

Special Call for actors who can look the age of parents of 11-13 year old children. Please call the Circle of Arts at (231) 547-3554 to set up a time to introduce yourself to Ruth Willis, the Director of Armchair Theatre. The theatre does staged readings as well as memorized plays, and performs throughout the year.

Harvest of Homegrown Talent  
Charlevoix Men’s Chorus

Music of Dwain Martin and Jessica Dominic

Duo Vif is a clarinet-saxophone duo based in Western Maryland. Both faculty members in the music department at Frostburg State University, Mark Gallagher and Brent Weber began playing together in Spring of 2013.  Their varied repertoire consists of music from several stylistic periods including works by Georg Philip Telemann, Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Francis Poulenc to the more contemporary literature of Roshanne Etezady, Gregory Wanamaker, David DeBoor Canfield, William Albright, Nikola Resanovic, and Violet Archer. The group did a recent tour of Southern Oregon and future tours are scheduled for the southeastern United States and France and Spain in 2015.

A great night at the Circle with performances of The Light Fantastic!

Bravo to director Sandy Miles, and the cast of  Dylan Thomas'  "Under Milkwood" performed on Sunday June 12 at the Charlevoix Circle of Arts!